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In her sensational memoir, Vanessa Springora asks what consent should look like — and triumphs
Arts & Culture

In her sensational memoir, Vanessa Springora asks what consent should look like — and triumphs

Consent is a Molotov cocktail, flung at the face of the French establishment, a work of dazzling, highly controlled fury.

Madras HC's suggestion on excluding consensual sex between people older than 16 from POCSO Act reflects ground reality
India

Madras HC's suggestion on excluding consensual sex between people older than 16 from POCSO Act reflects ground reality

The suggestion of the Madras High Court with respect to the POCSO Act acknowledges the vast reality of sexual relationships amongst young persons in India.

Age of consent was 16 years in IPC in 1860, says Shinde
India

Age of consent was 16 years in IPC in 1860, says Shinde

"The consent age of 16 years was incorporated in IPC(Indian Penal Code) in 1860. No one had looked into it (then) but when my ordinance came for correcting this...whole Parliament was against it," said the Home minister.

As it happened: DMK withdraws from UPA, hands in resignations
Politics

As it happened: DMK withdraws from UPA, hands in resignations

DMK MP Selvaganapathy has insisted that his party decision to pull out of the UPA was "not just posturing", saying that they decided to pull out of the government because it had betrayed the feelings of the Tamils

Live: Lok Sabha passes anti-rape bill, RS votes tomorrow
India

Live: Lok Sabha passes anti-rape bill, RS votes tomorrow

The anti-rape law has been tabled in Parliament today. Tracking the latest developments.

After govt keeps age of consent at 18, BJP wants anti-rape bill passed without delay
Politics

After govt keeps age of consent at 18, BJP wants anti-rape bill passed without delay

"BJP is in favour of the Criminal Law Amendment Bill and wants it to be passed without any delay. We wanted the age of consent to be 18 years," said BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad.

Cabinet approves revised anti-rape bill, age of consent to stay at 18
India

Cabinet approves revised anti-rape bill, age of consent to stay at 18

The Union Cabinet has approved the revised anti-rape bill after recommendations were made by an all-party meeting held on Monday. The bill will be tabled in the Lok Sabha tomorrow.

Anti-rape Bill: BJP concerned over lowering age of consent to 16
Politics

Anti-rape Bill: BJP concerned over lowering age of consent to 16

Party sources said there is concern that decreasing the age of consent is uncalled for as the minimum age for marriage is 18 years.

GoM to submit report on new bill on rape tomorrow
India

GoM to submit report on new bill on rape tomorrow

The Group of Ministers (GoM) is expected to finalise its task tomorrow to pave the way for the Union Cabinet to consider the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2013 afresh on Thursday.